In grammar, a modifier is an optional element in phrase structure or clause
structure. A modifier is so called because it is said to modify (change the meaning
Modifiers are words, phrases, or clauses that provide description in sentences.
Modifiers allow writers to take the picture that they have in their heads and ...
Misplaced modifiers can make a sentence quite confusing. Reviewing examples
of misplaced modifiers can help identify this common modifier error.
Keep related parts of a sentence together to avoid the common mistake of a
misplaced modifier. If it isn't clear in a sentence which term a modifier applies to,
DANGLING MODIFIER: When we begin a sentence with a modifying word,
phrase, or clause, we must make sure the next thing that comes along can, in fact
, be ...
In this lesson, we will explore the role of the modifier in the English language.
You will learn how boring sentences would be without modifiers...
See the definition of Modifiers / Modify in Grammar Monster's list of grammar ... A
modifier is a word, phrase, or clause which functions as an adjective or an ...
grammar : a word (such as an adjective or adverb) or phrase that describes
another word or group of words. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary.
In English grammar, a modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that functions as an
adjective or adverb to provide additional information about another word or word
Good Grammarians Don't Let Their Modifiers Dangle in Polite Society! "Always
suspect an -ing word of dangling if it's near the front of a sentence; consider it ...